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around the country about the abuse of these. one station in baltimore found a lady with three cell phones in her purse. collected 30 phones in total from the program. the video we were watching on youtube, the woman is bragging about obama phone. that is not completely fair. this is program that has been in existence for a long time. you know, between 2009 and 2008, they were already giving out phones that were not land line based. although the cost has gone up dramatically. >> right. melissa: if you look at the program was about a billion dollars in 2009. by 2011, it had expanded to $1.6 billion. so obviously more than 50% growth there in two years. why are we seeing this kind of expansion? and what would you change about this exactly? >> well, what my bill, what my bill does basically takes it back to a land line program. it gets rid of the cell phone component completely. why are we seeing this? we're seeing it partially because there are a lot more people who are, who qualify by getting disability, or other sorts of government benefits. but we're also seeing it because there's been a
approval but the regular refs will be back in time for tonight's cleveland-baltimore matchup. who is on top of the deal? "sports illustrated" managing editor. thanks so much for joining us. i love when roger goodell in the press conference, the nfl commissioner said it had nothing to do with monday night. they were so close to the deal anyway. it was right thing to do. what is your take on the deal? >> i think they would have played it out as long as they could have without completely egregious mistake of that. first three weeks of the season ref earlier eing was -- refereeing was pretty poor. they had to make a deal. melissa: if you look at the deal laid out seems like the refs really won, 173,000 next year and $205,000 i think it is two or three years from now. they didn't give a lot of concessions at all in the retirement package. still a part-time job. you think they won? >> i think they did. they got most of what they wanted. they got the nfl did get this bench of full-time referees they can go too if some referees are underperforming. what they really succeeded in what you saw was the
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